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Sweden Rock Fest

Discussion in 'ProgPower USA Lounge' started by KingsGene, Nov 4, 2015.

  1. KingsGene

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    zinescene posted this in the "Upcoming US Tours/Festivals"...

    No superstar bands yet...but they are competing with the Download festival in UK so dont expect any Iron Maiden or Black Sabbath at this show.

    The full list of confirmed acts so far reads as follows:
    THE HELLACOPTERS (world-exclusive reunion show)
    TWISTED SISTER (their final tour, only show in Sweden)
    KING DIAMOND (performing a special "Abigail" set)
    AVANTASIA (only show in Sweden)
    SATYRICON (performing a special "Nemesis Divina" set)
    BLIND GUARDIAN
    LORDI
    LOUDNESS
    AMARANTHE
    MY DYING BRIDE
    FINNTROLL
    LEGION OF THE DAMNED
    DAN REED NETWORK
    ROBIN GEORGE & DANGEROUS MUSIC
    GUN
    ECLIPSE
    BONAFIDE
    TRIBULATION
    DAN BAIRD & HOMEMADE SIN
    PEDALENS PÅGAR
    TWILIGHT FORCE
    KING WITCH

    Another 60 acts are to be announced during this autumn and winter.

    June 8-9-10-11 2016, Sölvesborg
    http://www.swedenrock.com/?lg=2

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    Decent start, with Blind Guardian and Avantasia being the biggest names, personally. Looking forward to the rest!
     
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    Who needs huge headliners when there are these type bands on the bill?
     
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    Unbelievably excited to be playing this.

    Our EP was just released today. If anyone would like to check it out, would really appreciate it

    We've drawn comparisons with Candlemass, Black Sabbath, Mastodon and more.

    http://kingwitchband.bandcamp.com/releases

    Thanks alot!
     
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    ORIGINAL MSG SINGERS GARY BARDEN, GRAHAM BONNET AND ROBIN MCAULEY CONFIRMED FOR MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST AT THIS YEAR’S SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

    "...German guitarist Michael Schenker has put together a very special show, Michael Schenker Fest, for this year’s Sweden Rock festival, taking place June 8th - 11th in in Sölvesborg, Sweden.

    Michael Schenker Fest will feature three original MSG singers - Gary Barden, Graham Bonnet and Robin McAuley. Also on board is Ted McKenna (drums), Chris Glen (bass) and Steve Mann (guitar / keyboards). Combined, these men are responsible for such albums as Michael Schenker Group (1980), Assault Attack (1982) and Save Yourself (1989). Expect to hear a multitude of classic tracks...."

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    SWEDEN ROCK FEST Performances Update

    "...Another 15 acts have been confirmed for this summer's Sweden Rock Festival: Scorpions, Kansas, Warlock, Wintersun, Wishbone Ash, The Dead Daisies, Grave Digger, Primal Fear, Lucifer's Friend, Myrkur, Picture, Artch, Art Nation, Lost Society and Bob Wayne & The Outlaw Carnies..."

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    Former And Current Members Of NIGHTWISH, RAINBOW, URIAH HEEP To Perform Hard Rock Classics With Sweden Symphony Orchestra

    "...The rock band accompanying the orchestra will be the Swedish prog rock/metal band FREAK KITCHEN, with some extra help from former MAGNUM keyboardist Mark Stanway.

    Participating vocalists:
    * Dan McCafferty (ex-NAZARETH)
    * Tarja Turunen (ex-NIGHTWISH)
    * Joacim Cans (HAMMERFALL)
    * John Lawton (ex-URIAH HEEP)
    * Peter Tägtgren (PAIN, HYPOCRISY)
    * Joe Lynn Turner (ex-RAINBOW, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN)..."

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    GUNS N' ROSES, VOLBEAT AND IN FLAMES CONFIRMED AS SWEDEN ROCK 2022 HEADLINERS; TICKETS ON SALE STARTING THIS THURSDAY

    "...Two weeks ago, we could reveal that Guns N´ Roses are coming to Sweden Rock Festival 2022. Today we are happy to announce another 75 confirmed bands, e.g. Volbeat, In Flames, Nightwish and Mercyful Fate.

    After today's announcement, the list of confirmed bands for 2022 looks like this:

    Guns N' Roses (previously announced), Volbeat, In Flames, Nightwish, Mercyful Fate, Social Distortion, The Hellacopters, Within Temptation, Accept, Opeth, Night Ranger, D-A-D, 10cc, Devin Townsend, Raubtier, Alestorm, Eluveitie Clawfinger, Sodom, Amaranthe, Saga, Nile, Kvelertak, Honeymoon Suite, Michael Monroe, Witchcraft, Lee Aaron, Sonata Arctica, Kingdom Come, Trouble, Ross The Boss, Evergrey, Ten Years After, Walter Trout, Bombus, Tiamat, Nashville Pussy, Jean Beauvoir, Eclipse, Kadavar, Rage, Orange Goblin, Freedom Call, Hällas (new!), The Wildhearts, Grave, Orphaned Land, Victory, Violator, Månegarm, Satan takes a holiday, Praying Mantis, Eleine, The Coffinshakers, Narnia, Art Nation, Magic Pie, Horisont, Baest, Sorcerer, Rosalie Cunningham, Overdrive, Siena Root, Warner E Hodges, VA Rocks, Wormwood, Fejd, Artillery, Death By horse, Honeyburst, Agonize the serpent, Hexed, Metalite, Mass Worship, Elden and Browsing Collection.

    Read more about all of the bands here.

    Go to the official Sweden Rock website here for festival details and all ticket information...."

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